Thesaurus
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ballyhoo

noun

Definition of BALLYHOO

1
a state of noisy, confused activity <it turned out that the ballyhoo was the result of a movie being filmed on the street>
Near Antonyms calm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
2
information released to the media that is designed to gain public attention or support for a person, business, or cause <the usual ballyhoo intended to fill the seats at megaplexes around the country>
Synonyms ballyhoo, hype, puffery

March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears